Check Out the HBCU Caravan!

Fall 2023 HBCU Caravan

HBCU LogoDe Anza College was selected as one of the host sites for the California Community College Transfer Guarantee to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caravan this Fall. The event is took place on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Main Quad. 

Highlights included:

This was a great opportunity for all students to learn more about the exciting CCC Transfer Guarantee Pathway to HBCU and meet with HBCU representatives from partner institutions. This pathway guarantees admissions to 30 partner Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Some HBCU partner institutions may be able to provide on-site admission.

Community college students, high school students, faculty and staff are invited to come and learn more about the exciting transfer guarantee program open to all student. 

Transfer Guarantee Pathway to HBCUs

The Transfer Guarantee Pathway to HBCUs guarantees admissions to 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. For a list of partnered HBCUs, visit

Any California community college student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher (NOTE: certain partner HBCU will require a higher GPA) is guaranteed admission to all partner  HBCU  institutions using either of the following two options while at the California Community College:

  1. Complete an Associate degree (ADT) using the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education Breadth pattern or 

  2. Complete a minimum of 30 UC or CSU units. 

Students completing a Associates Degree (Non-ADT) are welcomed to apply to all partner institutions, however, the benefit of guaranteed admissions is not offered and all degree applicable units are subject to transcript evaluation. 

To learn more about the California Community College Transfer Guarantee Pathway to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, visit .

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Davey D PhotoDavey D is a nationally recognized journalist, adjunct professor, Hip Hop historian, syndicated talk show host, radio programmer, producer, deejay, media and community activist. Originally from the Bronx, NY, Davey D’s been down with Hip Hop since since 1977 where he started out as an emcee for two crews TDK [Total Def Krew] out of Co-op City and the Avengers out of the Marble Hill Section of the Bronx. He moved to California and graduated from UC Berkeley. Davey D is the co-founder and host of several of the most cited Hip Hop radio and online news journalism projects of all time. Hard Knock Radio (HKR) is an award-winning daily syndicated prime time afternoon show focusing on Hip Hop culture and politics. One of the first of its kind, the show originated in 1999 on KPFA 94.1 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, and now can be heard in Seattle, Atlanta, Portland, Fresno and is streamed live on, reaching close to a million listeners daily. In 2003, HKR was cited as best on air show by the East-Bay Express and Davey D voted Best On Air Personality. He was awarded The Profiles in Excellence Award by ABC 7 in the Bay Area (2005). He was recently awarded 'Thank You Award' in 2009 for Independent Artist Week. He is the founder and webmaster of Davey D’s Hip Hop Corner, which is widely considered to be one of the oldest and largest Hip Hop sites on the web, The writings on his website are frequently referenced and quoted by journalists, scholars and professors and fans around the world. Davey D’s most recent radio effort is Breakdown FM which can be heard through downloadable podcasts, live streaming, radio stations features, and now cell phone outlets. Davey D is the co-founder of the Bay Area Hip Hop Coalition which started out as one of the first Hip Hop radio deejay collectives in the country.

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